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Major construction works continue at Junction 16 following gas leak

Work to widen the M4 Junction 16 eastbound exit slip road has progressed well to date.  However, yesterday (5 Jan) during excavation works associated with the widening, a gas pipe was unfortunately damaged. As a...

Swindon-educated Stephen Ward sentenced for killing his baby son

Former Bradon Forest School pupil, Stephen Ward, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for killing his baby son at their family home in Cirencester. The 25-year-old man and who now lives in Nailsworth, was found...
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Help former owners of Bottelinos start their new venture

A GoFundMe event has been created for the former owners of Bottelinos, the Swindon Italian restaurant to help them start their new venture. This comes after their livelihood and business was taken away from them following...

Oops-a-Daisy Childcare ‘requires improvement’ – again

Oops-a-Daisy Childcare is graded 'requires improvement' AGAIN as staff miss opportunities to enhance children's independence, according to Ofsted. The Ofsted report for the Kembrey Park-based childcare provision shared similarities with its previous 'requires improvement' report from...

Rail disruption during April

On the weekends of 8 to 9 April, 14 to 17 April (Good Friday to Easter Monday) and 22 to 23 April, no trains will stop at Bath Spa station. Trains may be diverted and...

Pinehurst house searched and three arrested after police stop car

Three people have been arrested, and a Pinehurst house has been searched, after police stopped a car which was believed to be involved in dealing drugs. A vehicle was stopped by plain-clothed and uniformed police...